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Articles from Professional Engineering Magazine (March 19, 2008)

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1862 International Exhibition. Gardner, Laura Brief article 278
Aircraft carrier programme brings job boost to Corus. Brief article 256
Arguments all at sea. Gayfer, John Letter to the editor 502
Boeing 747-8 set for fast build: parts making starts for aircraft set to rival Airbus superjumbo after rapid design process. Brief article 290
Bring down the wind. Hosegood, Sam Letter to the editor 130
Cranes collapse in violent storm: Felixstowe cranes written off after breakaway ship brings collision that demolishes them. Brief article 291
Crash landings: new safety systems for helicopters could give occupants of the craft a better chance of surviving an accident. Hibbert, Lee 1192
Cummins' new technology stolen and put up for sale. Brief article 137
Custom-built flowmeters test fuel injectors. Brief article 129
Cutbacks cloud Jodrell Bank role in global Array project. Brief article 258
Darling's budget blow to biofuel rebates angers car manufacturers. Brief article 301
Devil in the detail: from bespoke rigs to a consultancy role, one lab explains why its physical testing philosophy works. Cunningham, Justin 757
Diary. Calendar 2147
Diversification puts Hill & Smith's profits in fast lane. Brief article 203
Do worry about pensions. Stevens, Philip Letter to the editor 517
Don't knock technicians. Bass, John Letter to the editor 135
Electric avenue: the market for electric delivery vehicles looks set to expand considerably. Sampson, Ben 1471
Electromagnetism can prove fatal. Askins, Simon Letter to the editor 190
Energetic innovation. Edwards, David Letter to the editor 406
Engines for Airbus military aircraft get set for first flight. Brief article 133
Europe space pod hit by glitch: pressure surge shuts down engine as Ariane's Automated Transfer Vehicle enters orbit. Brief article 251
Europe's car carbon cut 'not tough enough'. Brief article 171
Even beneath the streets of the capital is a hive of activity. Ben Hargreaves goes tunnelling. Hargreaves, Ben 454
Frustrated Watkin quits D1 as biofuel row rumbles on. Brief article 148
Full plant forces Aston Martin to outsource work: first for luxury carmaker as production of Rapide shifts to Magna Steyr in Austria. Brief article 259
Growing pains: the road to the widespread use of biofuels has not been as smooth as many green campaigners had hoped. Justin Cunningham looks at the potential of second-generation biofuels. Cunningham, Justin 1414
Heathrow's 'new beginning'. Brief article 103
Huge fine for Shell over gas leak: HSE says insufficient corrosion inspections and maintenance led to incident at Stanlow. 357
Italian plumbing leads the way. McCrone, Alastair Letter to the editor 225
JCB warns of tougher times to come after record year for plant sales. Brief article 225
Keeping the lights on: security of power supplies is a hot topic but not enough people are thinking about it. Ben Sampson examines the experts' warnings. Sampson, Ben 837
Keeping track: all-important communication between train driver and signaller is ready to take a technological leap into the future across the entire rail network. Reidy, Heath 1334
Laser makeover promises the natural look for unloved MDF: fibreboard to shed its cheap 'n' nasty image as researchers develop 'real wood' finish. Brief article 209
Magic dust: a company that produces solid oxide fuel cells now makes its own building blocks for the process. Reidy, Heath 633
Mean and green: luxury carmakers are proving that they can build vehicles that are more environmentally friendly while still delivering sporty performance. Paul Einstein reports from this month's Geneva motor show. Einstein, Paul 695
Membership devalued. Reeves, David Letter to the editor 259
Mill's assets to be sold after rescue bid fails. Brief article 158
No cause for panic. Aaron, Brian Letter to the editor 113
Paint-on solar cells tested on steel cladding. Brief article 231
Porsche squares off against Livingstone over congestion. Brief article 237
Prince of woes. Sampson, Chris Letter to the editor 209
Q&A ... asks PE readers their views on: workload and the economic outlook. Column 931
Recorder collects noise and vibe data in the field without a PC. Brief article 147
Schaeffler cuts development times with online calculation. 309
Shake, rattle and roll: researchers in Southampton are investigating human responses to sound and vibration in a drive to design more comfortable vehicles. Hibbert, Lee 1505
Sound effects: analysing the long-term efficiency of methods to reduce road noise have been confined to the lab--until now. Hibbert, Lee 651
Soundbites ... where PE readers offer their views on issues of the day. Letter to the editor 783
Steaming back into history. Corkill, William Letter to the editor 279
T-ray machine will detect bombs hidden by clothing. Brief article 186
Tata Motors wants to raise $1 billion for expansion plan. Brief article 154
The joy of Six: if you want to use Six Sigma to boost the quality of your business, you must first measure existing processes and then seek ways to improve them. Hargreaves, Ben 1405
Tidal turbine should soon supply the grid. Brief article 191
Tough engine mount will ride the waves: biodiesel boat needed special engine mounting system to cope with battering from sea on round-the-world race. Brief article 264
Trouble down the line: rail engineering works over Easter will be under close scrutiny following Network Rail's receipt of a record fine for disruption caused over new year. Hargreaves, Ben 740
Tube set to enter a new ice age: freeze-thaw system could be used to reduce summer misery on the London Underground. 331
Turbine blades get health checks. Brief article 277
Union fears for future of Telent's pension scheme. Brief article 210
UTC fuel cells 'undercut grid supplies' on price: commercial premises with high heat demand look set to benefit. Brief article 302
Vast areas of infrastructure have suffered years of financial neglect. Pullin, John Editorial 377
Wicks admits paltry workload for reprocessor: Greenpeace slams 'abysmal' recycling stats at Mox of maximum 2.6 tonnes a year. 383

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